Reduce Labor Costs by Monitoring Concrete Temperature in Cold Weather
Concrete temperature monitoring becomes more critical in cold weather as low temperatures decrease the rate of strength development during curing. If there is a large difference between the temperature of the in-situ concrete and ambient…
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Eliminate Third-Party Lab Expenses by Using SmartRock
Despite the continuous development of IoT devices for concrete monitoring, the construction industry is still reluctant to adopt new practices, such as implementing wireless sensors, like SmartRock, on a jobsite, rather than using break tests…
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The Importance of Monitoring Temperature During Post-tensioning
What is Post-tensioning? Concrete has compressive strength, meaning that it can withstand its own weight within a structure. However, it lacks tensile strength. Therefore, as soon as everyday loads are added to a concrete structure,…
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Veteran Tech Executive, Paul Loucks, Joins Giatec as CEO
OTTAWA, Canada: Today the Giatec Board of Directors announced that Paul Loucks has accepted the role as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Current Co-Founders, CEO Aali R. Alizadeh and President Pouria Ghods, will now oversee…
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Giatec Receives Federal Funding to Study Reduction of CO2 Emissions from Concrete
Ottawa, Canada: Giatec Scientific will receive a combined $3.2 million in federal funding to further study how the company’s technology can reduce the amount of CO2 emissions associated with concrete production. Funding of $2.4 million…
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Trillium Network Profiles Giatec
The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the growth of Ontario manufacturing. They connect, convene and collaborate with like-minded individuals and organizations to support the growth of Ontario manufacturing. …
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Ottawa Tech Firm Takes On ‘Primitive’ Concrete Testing
In the news yet again! On-Site Magazine, Canada's construction magazine of choice, covers Giatec's mission to take on primitive concrete testing techniques in their August 2018 issue. To learn all about the journey to revolutionizing…
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Ensuring Optimal Concrete Strength with an App
Concrete.tv has just published a fantastic overview of Giatec's industry-disrupting concrete-testing technologies in their August 2018 issue of Concrete Trends Magazine. Download your copy and find out all about the most advanced concrete strength sensor…
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Giatec Makes 2018 Building Tech 50 List
Giatec is being recognized yet again, this time by BuiltWorlds' 2018 Building Tech 50 List. We are proud to be one of the top 50 companies paving the way for smarter construction and connected buildings…
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Giatec Receives Ottawa’s Fastest Growing Companies Award
Every year the Ottawa Business Journal recognizes 10 local companies for their substantial, sustainable, and profitable growth. We're happy to announce that Giatec has been recognized by OBJ as one of Ottawa's Fastest Growing Companies…
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Congratulations to the 2018 Forty Under 40 Recipients!
Giatec's President and Co-Founder, Dr. Pouria Ghods, was recognized as one of this year's Forty Under 40 in the National Capital Region. This prestigious award is given out every year to 40 of Ottawa's youngest,…
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